Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande, Brazil

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The Grande Island!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Grande Island!

A travel blog entry by muzbec

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... 1 riel each for his services. Done. As our packs were loaded onto the ship we looked over at the lush green island of Ilha Grande, a beautiful sight. Also standing at the pier was a young British couple, father and his son and sons best friend. The looked ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by claireformby

So ater the madness of Rio I´ve headed to Ilha Grande, a small island off the coast of Brazil for a bit of sun and relaxation. We had to get a bus from Rio to a place called Angra, after finding out that the next ferry to the island wasn´t for ...

Brazil - Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Brazil - Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by junipops

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... enjoy the waves. The entire afternoon was spent at lopes mendes before walked back to the port and catching a boat back to main Ilha grande. Unfortunately some of the group didn't come along to the beach because of a bad stomach bug from the night ...

Island fun, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island fun

A travel blog entry by sam_steph

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... as the hotel had good facilities for this. Steph and I basically organised the BBQ which ended up only costing everyone $6 Real (Brazil currency) equivalent to about $4 each! Friday the weather was not so good with cloud and rain but at least it was ...

The Big Island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

The Big Island

A travel blog entry by sabaidii

... after 24 hours of travelling I felt more like a shower and a bed than sitting around at a dock. 40 minutes later I was on Ilha Grande, the Big Island. It is quite a piece of paradise. No cars, no motorcycles, only one village and some scattered houses ...

Paradise, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by amyandhannah

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We caught the 3.30pm ferry from Angra dos Reis and arrived on Ilha Grande around 5pm. There are no cars or roads on the island so we took the advertised 3 minute walk to our hostel.  This turned out to be about 20 minutes, uphill, in the baking sun, ...

Ihla Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ihla Grande

A travel blog entry by rel

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... auf die Ilha Grande. Da wir die Faehre verpasst hatten, haben wir unser eigenes Fischerboot gemietet. Auch mal was... Ilha grande ist eine unberuehrte Insel mit traumhaften Straenden, einer suessen kleinen Hafenstadt, und Haenge voller Dschungel. Autos ...

Vila do Abraão na tranquilidade, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Vila do Abraão na tranquilidade

A travel blog entry by lufervit

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escolhi uma pousada perto da mata, bem tranquila para relaxar e curtir a natureza. Estava precisando!!! ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by charlotte.cooke

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Ilha Grande is a beautiful island off the coast of Brazil - it's one of the biggest Brazilian islands and is basically very hilly, lush forest in the middle, surrounded by lots of gorgeous beaches. There are no cars so the only way to get to the beaches ...

Ilha Grande, le paradis sur terre, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande, le paradis sur terre

A travel blog entry by hadiney

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... avoir fait le tour de l'île en bateau moteur ou encore mieux, en voilier, faute de temps. Toutes les personnes qui l'ont fait étaient enchantées par cette escapade. Amerigo Vespucci avait raison, Ilha Grande sera à coup sûr un de nos coups de coeur. ...

Undeveloped, beautiful island, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Undeveloped, beautiful island

A travel blog entry by donmal76

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... tourists began visiting the island. These days the entire island is a protected area, with most of its territory included in Ilha Grande State Park, and the rest subject to stringent development restrictions. There is no cars or roads on the island which ...

Apr 11, 2012, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Apr 11, 2012

A travel blog entry by angusfisher

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And down came the rain..., Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

And down came the rain...

A travel blog entry by lizzie_85

Today we headed off on trek number two, to a waterfall... it was in the heat of the day! We went past a natural pool en route, but decided not to take a dip, as the water looked quite grimy and we weren't sure what creepy crawlies were ...

Dec 21, 2004, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Dec 21, 2004

A travel blog entry by chapdeluc

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Island Life, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Island Life

A travel blog entry by ninaandjack

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... Grande, the ferry crawls along slower than Peter Stringfellow in a marathon. It was madness when we eventually arrived in Ilha Grande - backpackers and hostel/restaurant workers all clambering over each other to get off the ferry, lugging huge bags and ...

Entspannen auf Naturreservat-Insel, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Entspannen auf Naturreservat-Insel

A travel blog entry by jerrytrip

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Ilha Grande ist ein großer Kontrast zu Rio, hier kann man super entspannen. Das Hostel ist ein Traum am Rand des Dschungels mit vielen Hängematten und gespickt mit kleinen Bächen und tropischen Pflanzen. Ich teile mir mit einem anderen Deutschen ein ...

Trekking To Lopes Mendes, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Trekking To Lopes Mendes

A travel blog entry by nlbrtw

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Lopes Mendes is menat to be the best beach on Ilha Grande & there are 2 ways to get there: 1 (the easy option) - catch a ferry to the next beach & walk 20 mins through to Lopes mendes or 2 - trek up & over the island to get there I ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by phill_day

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A Bit of Calm Paradise after The Hectic Rio, Ilha Grande - Paraty - Trintade, Brazil travel blog

A Bit of Calm Paradise after The Hectic Rio

A travel blog entry by ebzh

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... and Kiwi guys I met in Rio. We had the same plan so let's have it together. So I left the favela and took a boat to Ilha Grande first. This is people and dog's paradise (yeah, the island is full of happy dogs). The island doesn't have any car apart from ...

Twas Grande!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Twas Grande!

A travel blog entry by scholesy

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... balcony and most importantly to the great advice offered up each morning on how best to spend the day!    All in all Ilha Grande was incredible - you only really come here for one thing and that is the world class beaches and on that front it ...

Fully booked Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Fully booked Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by rom.freiman

3.1.2012טוב, אז מלאי אכזבה ויאוש מריו החלטנו לעזוב ...

Tropical Paradise :), Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Tropical Paradise :)

A travel blog entry by selleneclark

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... to head to a remote island to relax and breath some fresh air. To give you some background, Ilha Grande is "one of the most pristine remnants of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest, one of the richest ecosystems in the world, and [...] holds some of the largest ...

Rio - Ilha Grande... Very very wet!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Rio - Ilha Grande... Very very wet!

A travel blog entry by georgealford

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... to the hotel for yet more beers!  Up the next day a little jaded and jump on a bus to Angra before getting the ferry to Ilha Grande. It was on the journey that the rain started and didn't stop for a good 12 hours. Out for dinner after checking in and ...

Stick to two-step to avoid embarrassment!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Stick to two-step to avoid embarrassment!

A travel blog entry by lucylambo

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Got the ferry to Ilha Grande which is absolutely beautiful, no cars and sporadic electricity but great place to chill for a few days. Our hostel is like a cute little guesthouse, we have a four bed with nobody in the fourth one, ideal! It reminds me a bit ...

Hello Flirty Thirties!!, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Hello Flirty Thirties!!

A travel blog entry by samandkate

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Busy busy times!, Ilha Grande, Trindade, Sao Paulo, Curutiba and Puerto Iguazu, Brazil travel blog

Busy busy times!

A travel blog entry by gabbybaez

... wrote!! On the move every fews days!! So, we left Rio de Janiero (waving goodbye to the mother and Susan) and headed for Ilha Grande.  The journey was probably one of our worst so far! We left late because we were all feeling so hungover after ...

Ilha Grande, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Ilha Grande

A travel blog entry by simonwood

Ilha ...

Jun 18, 2012, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Jun 18, 2012

A travel blog entry by davidcon1

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Fahrt & Ankunft auf der Insel, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Fahrt & Ankunft auf der Insel

A travel blog entry by steeven

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... am Boot zu heben. Die Schwimmwesten auf dem Boot waren wohl auch nur zur Zierde da… Nach 45min sind wir dann auf Ilha Grande angekommen. Eine Insel, auf der es weder Autos, noch Straßen oder Hektik gibt. Die meisten Hostels liegen direkt am ...

Bond, Ihla Bond, Ilha Grande, Brazil travel blog

Bond, Ihla Bond

A travel blog entry by thelongwayfound

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The journey from Rio too Ihla Grande was short but out the road out of Rio we passed through townships and favelas, man of which seemed desolate and run down, and didnt seem, from outside in, to have the hope and govt assistance that rochinha favela in ...

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